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Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 9:30pm EST
the cost of education? how do we address time demands? i believe that is one of the areas that has changed the most, the extent to which athletes are tied up in athletic preparation. need to make sure students are not exploited. do we address that? how do we address lifetime educational benefits? if we do get the right political restructuring that would allow us to address it, if we do not do that, that is on us. exclusivenot be so throughout professional sports. i was sorry to see nfl europe go away. everybody can bring a lawsuit, that is the american way. the courts decide what they decide. while you are in the system, you ought to know what the rules are when you come in. we have work to do in that area. i like for 18 and 19-year-old young people to have a choice. can to make itwe the best educational and athletic experience that we can. i want to do have a choice. times viewoften these kids as future clients. maybe they can provide the support to train them. that is what a lot of them want. if they want to be in college, that is terrific. >> what is the biggest change you would like to
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
in the evolution of education? our camps and programs like it the wave of the future? >> it is part of the future. the biggest key as that this country has a fascination with higher education, which is great. at the same time, we seem to be hypnotized with the idea or the myth that college and higher education are the same thing. i think we should scale back that idea. college is part of higher education. but there are other things we can do to get people educated and into the workplace that doesn't depend on a four year degree. i think part of this is a mental shift, shifting away from college being the solution to that being part of the solution of a much wider range of educational opportunities that people have. we are not trained to recognize those. >> do you think this country is doing a disservice to potential employees and potential members of the workforce i not making that distinction between college and higher education? >> absolutely. i don't think it is poorly intentioned. i think it has been decades that we got of college of higher education. but if you look at germany, where the une
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am EST
of education. we want to get something that works for ourselves. and is also inclusive. >> jim delany is one of many leaders calling for fundamental change in the overall business structure of college sports. he will share candid thoughts on how college athletics can serve its many stakeholders. with particular attention to the interest of student athletes. this week's stumper concerns college sports. in 2013, the university of michigan led all college football in home attendance. it has 37 of the last 38 seasons. what is the only school other than michigan to lead football attendance since 1975? the answer is straight ahead on "sportfolio." ♪ >> here is the answer to this week's stumper. other than michigan, the only university to lead the nation in attendance is the university of tennessee. the vols edged out the wolverines in 1997. the financial success of big- time football has put a strain on the traditional business model of college sports. there is no blueprint on how larger conferences should share revenues with their smaller neighbors. or to determine whether students are receivin
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
. that is according to studies done by the nonprofit education superhighway, whose mission it is to bring high-speed broadband internet access to every public school in america. milliont announced a $9 round of funding led by mark zuckerberg's started foundation and the gates foundation. we are joined by the ceo of melt and the founder of foot video. he joins us from new york. you guys are saying you this will be a comprehensive effort to bring internet into the classroom. how comprehensive do you hope this will be a complex the sec developed -- hope this will be? fcche afc east -- the developed a program to bring high-speed bandwidth into every classroom in america. is, it is a 17-year- old program. it's like a dirt road. we really need a highway. we need a way to get high-speed bandwidth into every school, so that schools have access to the technology they need to be able to teach our kids. this is happening all over the world and is not happening in america. we need to make a big change. >> what sort of challenges do you run into getting internet into the classes e is it all about money? ?>
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
to educate and mobilize action on entitlement reform and government spending. he says that without a major overhaul soon, today's young people will be robbed of the future benefits and standard of living they deserve. i am pleased to have stan druckenmiller at this table. welcome. >> good to see you. >> can i just start with understanding you, this remarkable record with the george soros, where are you in your life? >> you mean what am i doing? wax yes. -- >> yes. >> i am still managing monday -- money actively. i go to work at about 6:00 and come home at about 6:00. i do that 12 hours a day. i am still in love with markets. the only thing that has changed as i'm not competing so i'm not managing other people's money's. i love markets and the intellectual challenge. >> is that what you love, they intellectual challenge? -- the intellectual challenge? >> yes. >> you like being rich? >> not so much being rich as i like to win. i have a disease. it is a competitive disease. it gives me a thrill to win. >> does it give you a thrill to be better than someone else which is winning? >> i can know
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
problems. how do we make sure the student gets the cost of education? how do we address time demands? i believe that is one of the areas that has changed the most, the extent to which athletes are tied up in athletic preparation. we need to make sure students are not exploited. how do we address that? how do we address lifetime educational benefits? so, if we do get the right political restructuring that would allow us to address it, if we do not do that, that is on us. the third leg on the stool is that we shouldn't be the sole exclusive route to professional sports. there are other opportunities. i was sorry to see nfl europe go away. everybody can bring a lawsuit, that was an opportunity. everybody can bring a lawsuit, that is the american way. we can defend it. the courts decide what they decide. there is while you are in the ia process for that, but system, you ought to know what the rules are when you come in. we have work to do in that area. we have work to do in that area. i think i like for 18- and 19- year-old young people to have a choice. if they want to be here, that's grea
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
are illiterate. >> you and so many people i know use,e deceased, some in but all passionate about education. passionate. all have resources. all have a voice. all, one of the issues is recognizing the problem. i do not think it was clear 10, 20 years ago. when world war ii started, our army was smothered in the netherlands. we did not know how bad hitler was. he have to recognize that. now we say, there are 45 million kids in public school. decent them get a education. the rest not so good. that is a huge tragedy. i think recognizing the problem, and people like yourself is a leader in that. this is not acceptable. this is bad for everybody. that is starting to happen. several things are happening to make it better. that is very positive. >> are you convinced we have the will to do what is necessary? the will. >> the more people the recognize the problem, then they say we can do something about it. then things will happen. i think we are between phase one and phase two. teach for america, many examples like national mentoring. the programs that are starting to make a difference. people reco
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
of educational opportunity. it expanded during his time in office. how did that translate into job creation and economic growth? >> for the first time, one of the issues with apartheid is that there was an entire generation of young people who skipped any kind of education. they came in and totally changed that system and now you have blacks college-educated since the end of apartheid who have joined the workforce and have become productive members of the economy. it's been a huge leap forward. >> there was criticism of mr. mandela from black south because the change was seismic in the country and they expect it seismic change to mean immediate change but that wasn't the case, was it? >> it's a tough proposition. the unemployment rate in 1992 was 40%. expectation was that this miracle had happened and overnight things would improve. things did improve and have improved but they certainly don't happen overnight. >> how has south africa's economy become a source of growth for its neighbors? >> they're lucky to have abundant natural resources. they have mining, gold, coal, platinum. they have
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
read so much about, that i had educated others in the california legislature, that that ione to jail for, had rallied on college campuses for, and all of a sudden, when he landed, in los angeles, when we created the big welcome event for him, there he was, and i was dumbstruck. i was in all of him, and, of course, you know, there is no one else like him. >> congresswoman, someone -- the emancipation proclamation took a long time to come to fruition. we move from the civil war into the 1960's. that is our experience. there is a different south african experience. thesimilar or different is black experience in south africa, versus the united states? >> apartheid in south africa was the worst kind of oppression you could ever imagine. not only did you have people who to areas fard outside of the main cities of south africa, who lived in shanties, one water fountain that served thousands and people brown, or white, and if you fell in the black category or the brown category, you simply could not be educated, you simply could not have a decent job. you worked in the mines for pennies. it
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
, but it was difficult when i got started because i had not educated myself enough on the world of bitcoin, but also partially because i was not willing to let go of certain details, like my bank account each else, my social security number. i did not want to add credit cards to websites that i just did not know. i did not feel comfortable with that and to me it did not seem like what bitcoin was all about. so, at the end of a number of different attempts, through a number of different websites, i finally got max to sort out one for me and i bought it this morning for him, $800 in cash, which is a present -- pretty decent price right now. >> what did you buy with it? actually bought three pizzas here for people around the office. it was a pretty easy transaction. i got more pizza than i ordered in the first place. i have more than one of my wallet now, because so many people have seen what they are doing here and they have just sent in what they call tips in this community. three dollars, two dollars, one dollar 50 cents. all of the tips they have sent in have added up to more than the pizza cost, w
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
in energy, transport. we would like to invest in education in the u.k.. we would like to invest in health. we have projects in all of those areas that are ongoing at the moment. i am hoping even in the next few we will make one or two announcements indicating the scale of the opportunities that we have here in the u.k.. >> nigel, thank you so much for now. as we had to break, the world remembering nelson mandela. south africa's first black president passed away late yesterday and the tributes are pouring in. this to say.ma had >> to the people of south africa, we draw strength from the example of renewal and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. africa at peace with itself. an example to the world. that is the legacy to the nation he loved. ♪ >> nigel wilson is still with us. he is the ceo of one of the uk's biggest companies. talk to us about floods. we were looking at dramatic $ç#p10,000 people still have no electricity today. you said we have learned a lot of lessons from the past. and ourselvesent and numerous others have played a key role in how we deal with floods her
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
, that i have read so much -- thathat has educated i have educated others about, that i have gone to jail for, that i have rallied on college campuses for. angeles,anded in los when we created the big welcome event for him, there he was and i was just dumb struck. i was an off him. -- i was in late august him. -- in awe of him. >> d emancipation proclamation took a long time to come to fruition. we moved from the civil war into the 1960s, that was our experience. how similar or different was a black experience in south africa versus the united states? >> apartheid in south africa was the worst kind of approach and -- kind of oppression you could imagine. not only did you have people who to the areas far outside of the main city of south africa, who lived in shanties -- one water fountains serve thousands -- one water fountains serve thousands. if you fell into the black or brown category, you simply could not be educated, you could have a decent job, you work in the mines for pennies, it was horrible and awful. worse than what we experience going through the kind of discrimination here in
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
best for whom, do airlines like you or do they hate you? >> i educate their customers on how to get the most out of those miles and points. airlines are getting paid billions by credit card companies. the more we can educate people and that they are not loot -- not useless and you should pay attention to loyalty, it can be a win-win for everyone. >> very quickly, are the charge cards that the airlines have, are they a fair deal? >> for certain people, they can be a great deal. in general, if you're looking for a bang for your points, i would look at a card that lets you transfer to a number of different airlines. if one airline does not have the flight you want, you want to be able to transfer to different options. there are a lot of cards out there. that is what i would recommend. >> also, which carrier has the best frequent flyer plan? scarlet fu crunch the numbers from a survey about seat availability. >> southwest and jetblue come out on top. they have rewards for 100% of the requests made. jetblue comes close, 89%. united is high as well. american, about 50%. it has absorbed u.
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
. it kicks off computer science education week. org.s sponsored by code. here is president obama. notearning these skills are important for your future but for our country's are. if you want america to stem the cutting edge tom a we need young americans to master the tools and technology that will change how you do just about everything. >> they are giving coding tips from entrepreneurs included this guy, mark zuckerberg. >> if i wanted to wish everybody on facebook and happy birthday by sending an e-mail, it might take more than a century to write out all the e-mails. with a few lines of code, i can have a system to send an e-mail to everybody on facebook. that is why they are valuable. francisco us from san is the cofounder of code.org. whether that mark zuckerberg, what is the point of this? >> it is great to be here. that weioned earlier are lagging in math and science. at least every school in america does teach math and teach science. only one in 10 schools teach computer science. yourself, if the point of education is to prepare kids for afe and the 21st century tom shouldn't we teach
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
. if you look on a very macro , our education system is skills so thatr business can get the candidates they need from the u.k.. on a micro scale, business rates is just one of them. >> this is something you are very passionate about on a personal level. you put a proposal forward. what is the one thing you would do to change it? >> we are all about families, moms and kids and dads. we have a lot of women and a lot of part-time people, people with great skill to work coming back work 80 after having their children. it struck me that the two challenges with skills in our people,is those sort of and there are the young training people. you could have a scheme where you can get part-time work is back on the shoulder parts of that part-time work, getting those guys who haven't training to work, shadow and get some experience in a work environment. the employer gets to people covering one job. two people get training and the government gives them employment. a real society issue we have got is those million people. >> i am a person that is working for you. i have got kids, i am running aroun
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
movies or educational films. it plays like an action movie and has a great love story to boot. >> that this was someone you knew, was it more passionate to get behind this film? >> yes, and i knew we could do things like keep some of his flaws. this is nelson mandela. and hehis first wife regrets it to this day. he was a bit of a womanizer and regrets it to this day. all of it is in there so you can see a human being. he is not a saint. this is a story about how somebody gets to that place who can do so much good and inspire others. of contenders in the mix. easier said than done. you make it look pretty easy. what is that process like? you tried to drive yourself and the people you work with. us, thehink that for awards are a way of giving publicity to movies that deserve it. are going to open, comic book movies. hunger games is really good. people will flock to that. i understand that. it is a way of putting light on films that maybe aren't as commercial. put this movie against any other movie. you can hear a pin drop in this movie. it is inspirational. >> president obama an
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
for a race to minimum wage and new investments in research and education. all part of an effort to close a gap that iss -- a increasingly large. >> they pose a fundamental threat to the american dream, our way of life, and what we stand for around the globe. is an issue they have hit on before. economic equality was the core of their attacks against mitt romney. today, president obama made clear it would be at the core of his agenda for the remainder of his time in office. whoited hope francis questioned a society driven by money and called on people to care more about the death of a homeless person than if the stock market went down. all of this has been laid out before. major roadblocks on capitol hill. republicans are concerned and have voiced it. an increase in unemployment insurance. a spokesman for john boehner said the president during his six years in office is as much to blame for anyone during the current state of the economy. incomethan tackling inequality, he has focused on taxing some down. clearly, no easy answers when it comes to this issue. still, it is safe to say this w
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
the importance of search. he is educated in the u.s. >> after a decade in the u.s., li returned to china. together they created what has been known as the google of china. >> we can combine that with internet growth overall. >> his friends and family says his devotion to baidu the finds him. he has been noted for falling asleep in his car after work. he has also picked up some influential friends along the way like bill gates, alibaba, and a few enemies, too. >> they are competitors. in 2004, larry page and sergei brin went to visit. baidu with careful not to reveal too much. >> regardless of how he is seen, li is worth $12 billion. he came above eric schmidt on the billionaire list more than two decades after he invented his own brand of search. when i sat down with him i asked how he spent his aliens. take a look at what he said about the difference of philanthropy in the united states versus china. >> it's not as mature. i have seen them start to think about that. we increasingly spend more time to do philanthropy work. we held a banquet where we used 56 million rmb. we provide certai
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
votes you can muster on your side? >> we didn't raise votes in this, we just educated that parties of the financial situation. regarding what is going on. we will see this assembly on the 20th. what kind of votes against and revoke this vote. i can't tell you actually. we can pass on the brazilian asset docs if you want. >> what is your backup plan for the brazilian asset of telecom italia? shareholderswe as proposed in 2010 a merge between and oi.azil we do know what kind of synergies are in place in the case of a merger. that a standalone t i m brazil would have a nice growth path for the next three years, i would say. then ultimately we will see what will be the best outcome for tam brazil. the worstthis is moment to sell t i m brazil. the reason why i am saying that is because the sacrifice we are doing on the margins is because of gaining participation in the market traded has been shown detrimental to telefonica and some other players that we're gaining shares in the market. right now would not be the proper time to sell it in brazil anyway. on a standalone basis. >> i'm so s
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
the really ugly, ugly colors. how did we get back to adult colors? >> people are so much more educated now. much more information available. just on the pantone website alone when we put up the colors of the season, we get so many hits. there are so many consumers today who are so much smarter than that used to be and they have the world wide range of what color is available to them, and they are making smarter choices. >> window apparel companies and football -- footwear companies rely on the colors and there is a lot at stake but what about businesses that engage in other businesses, industrial companies, what do they get from colors of the year? >> of course, from a consumer standpoint, if you know the color of the year and they put it out there in a concept car or coffeemakers, you are going to be able to see the color and it is going to register in your mind so you are going to be looking for the color. being more selective. >> enough of the purple. let's get back to our real set design. "surveillance" graphic. our director uses pantone to get the colors on our set. that joanrk city s
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
understand stood what sort of man mandela was, respected him, listened to him, were eddie educated by him. that was a powerful message no a young college student about this person who went on to become president of stojakovic. >> any recollection of affect that mandela has had on american politics? >> i think the president will speak to that in just a short time. the question that the first african-american president certainly watched what happened with nelson mandela in stojakovic. it had had.tory it has had an affect on politics here, the anti-apartheid movement, to pass sanctions here in congress, the debate that took place here in the united states over constructive engagement. >> also the withdrawal of u.s. investment dollars to companies that did business with the apartheid regime? >> absolutely. there were some companies facing some very tough decisions at that time. and we have a lot of discussion about sanctions ever since. that is going to be part of nelson mandela's history. the legacy not just in south africa, but in this country as well. >> as far as u.s. politics go, when ne
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am EST
common denominator. anybody could wash dishes. you could always get that matter what your education, no matter your luck, no matter what your situation, no matter your location geographically. >> when i told my parents i wanted to cook, i think they had visions of me with a cigarette hanging out of my mouth stirring the sauce. >> look where you are now. rachael, let me ask you this. what would you say was your big breakthrough moment when you finally said, you know what, i am going somewhere? >> my life has been a series of happy accidents, and the thing that has made those accidents successful is i enjoy working really hard. i enjoy a long day. i enjoy many plates in the air. i do think, like these gentlemen, not in the real long term, but bobby hit on something i think is important. you should always get up with the intent to make yourself better and to grow and to learn, but you have to know what you do well, what you offer, and you need to stay true to that. i never had any designs or ideas on being in television. i loved working in food. i loved living in the country. i had a p
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am EST
to the education and payment cap. it will take time and persistent effort to improve the labor situation. -- hope forhopeful is that the report that we got today is repeated over and over. if that happens, maybe we will be happy. wall street will be happy because the fed will normalize. >> that is a question. we saw a big pop in 10 year yields. managed its communications better? >> yes. we got an e-mail from our desk. the explanation is that this is technical. a lot of people were short. muchtreet does not have appetite for taking risk one way or the other. what you get a short covering. me just follow that if i could. where do we go then? do we see yields rising? >> that is always the risk. that is why the fed looks at the financial condition index is a very important metric grid it is not easy. trying to do it and they have an eye on the financial conditions. if they tighten too much, as they did in may and june, they will community -- communicate. go, what we let you will tell you that this is not just a temporary glitch -- that the job market will continue to improve and accelerate from here?
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
people -- ofnsure of what how'd how this would relate. i think we have educated the markets. realize we get an extremely good value. >> checking some other stories making headlines around the world. the crisis in china has escalated. missy --the delimited illegitimacy. this comes as antigovernment protesters prepared a renewed push to topple the prime minister. they want to replace it with this. that government can do under the constitution under the law and that might follow, we are willing to work it. day it will one leave apart. is expanding its air defenses zone, adding to regional tensions sparked by beijing similar move. korea's his own covers two islands and a submerged rock. discuss the issue when he visited seoul, beijing, and tokyo. north korea has now confirmed un'swall of kim jong uncle. he was seen closest to the camera. over the weekend, the shot was tighter. this is the second most powerful figure. charged with corruption, drug use, and other antistate acts. fog is forecast once again. conditions have been like this for nearly a week, prompting an orange alert for severe
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
time, we have educated the market. >> let's bring in the latest development from thailand as prime minister yingluck shinawatra saying she will dissolve parliament. we are also heading to mumbai to gauge market reaction to state elections. ♪ >> hello, everybody. this is "on the move." prime minister changes tactics in thailand. given way toop has a rally across asia for stocks led by japan. rate expectations, what will sri lanka do? woman's from now, we hear from the central bank governor. let's get it straight to john and have a look at what is happening with this rally in asia and what is behind it. >> we have good figures out of the u.s. on friday. 200-3000 jobs added. that is encouraging. we have china figures out, exports far better than forecast. japan's gdp, not encouraging unfortunately. china, the u.s., that is the foundation for asia. australia, a bit of the kleins. -- declines. see -- taiwann up. nikkei driven by the lower yen. we have hang seng up by 0.5%. shanghai also seeing gains. we have malaysia -- let's look at hong kong. look at the different areas. we have ame
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
, and there are more and more getting the education. >> they took their time. they got a really talented person, a publisher, never tweeted before. she now has 2,300 followers. but she will get there. >> women didn't like it when chip wilson, the founder and hairman of lulu lemon said this. >> frankly, some women's body's don't work for it, the rubbing between the thighs the pressure it there. that is in response to me asking what is with the pants. this time back in the spotlight, it is in the store, and it is not the found tore play. a location in maryland has apologized for using chip's comments as part of a store's promotion. a twitter user captured the , and it der which said said this -- >> thankfully you have had too much by and thighs are rubbing together. lulu lemon has women running the company? >> yes, for now. >> they should embrace it. >> i like it that their thighs rub together, too. i don't have a problem with that. >> think about all the adams you see for weight loss. you go into lulu, go to some yoga classes, work off extra turkey. we can help you. your thighs don't have to rub
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
on average make six times more than blacks in the country? they have better access to education, medical care, housing. the list goes on. >> that is the very depressing reality. inequality, poverty, lack of access for all south africans. that is still there. that is why it is a deeply disturbing conflict that they face. the new generation of leaders will address this. >> is the government doing anything about this in your mind? has madevernment efforts, but they have not lived up to the expectations. >> lots of talk and no action? of talk, but lot not sufficient political will or commitment to address the challenges head on. >> what is the missing link? what needs to happen? >> there requires political will and commitment and action. >> talk about what is practical. if there's one thing that the government could do, where should they focus their effort? >> when you think of political will. there is not someone greater than nelson mandela. it makes one feel listless that that symbol is not here. there has to be an action plan. >> it is true. he is not there, but his legacy will continue to liv
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